What's going on

Posted 10/7/16

The “What’s Going On” Section will be featured each Wednesday and Sunday in the A section of the Daily Mountain Eagle, and daily on the Community Calendar on the DME website at www.mountaineagle. com. Community events and class and family …

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What's going on

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The “What’s Going On” Section will be featured each Wednesday and Sunday in the A section of the Daily Mountain Eagle, and daily on the Community Calendar on the DME website at www.mountaineagle. com. Community events and class and family reunions are listed free of charge and run in chronological order by calendar date and time. Community events and class and family reunions are only accepted from local civic, government and nonprofit (501(c)(3)) organizations, and high school classes and families. The deadline to place a community event, class or family reunion is no later than noon on Tuesday or Friday of each week. To place a community event, class or family reunion in the What’s Going On section, call Elane Jones at 205-221-2840, ext. 246, or email information to elane.jones@mountaineagle.com.

SPECIAL NOTICE

City of Jasper garbage pickup will run one day behind schedule due to the Columbus Day holiday on Monday

Sasha’s Hope Animal Rescue and the Alabama Spay Neuter Clinic in Irondale is offering lost cost Spay and Neuter program for dogs and cats in Walker and surrounding counties. The cost to pet owners is $25 and the pet will be given a rabies shot as well. For more information, please contact Rachel Waid with Sasha’s Hope at 706-518-3128.

Pineywoods Fire Department will be selling special cards for Boston Butts during the month of October. Price of the card is $35 and a portion of the proceeds ($15) will go to the fire department. Order and pay now, and pickup at Son’s on 9th Avenue in Jasper by Dec. 31.

MONDAY, OCT. 10

Arley Women’s Club will hold their regular monthly meeting the second Monday of each month at the Arley Library, with lunch at noon and meeting at 1 p.m.

TUESDAY, OCT. 11

Jasper Herb Society will meet the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Jasper.

Health Action Partnership & Jasper Parks and Rec will present the “Move More, Live Better” Fitness Class featuring Tai Chi with Anna on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 5:30 p.m., at Gamble Park on Gamble Avenue in Jasper. The class is free, all you need to bring is water and a friend.

THURSDAY, OCT. 13

Jefferson-Lovell United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet the second Thursday of each month at 11 a.m. at the Jasper Library on 18th Street in Jasper.

Breast Cancer Support Group of Walker County will meet the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the community room at the Carl Elliott Regional Library on 18th Street in Jasper.

Natural Bridge Community Association will host a Swamp John’s Catfish Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 4 until 7 p.m., at the Natural Bridge Community Center located north of the 4-way stop on Alabama Highway 13. Fish, chicken, or shrimp plates with ice tea, $10 per plate. Deserts served while they last. Dine-in or carry-out. Proceeds go to the Natural Bridge Storm Shelter & Community Center Building Fund.

Walker County Democratic Party will meet Thursday, Oct. 13, at 5 p.m. at Victoria’s Restaurant in Jasper. For more information, call 205-388-6088, 870-834-3721, 205-717-4027, 205-221-6175, 205-221-3296 or 205-221-3296.

Arley American Legion Post 0223 will meet the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Boy Scout Lodge in Arley.

Jasper American Legion Woods-Smith Post 9 and Auxiliary Unit 9 will meet the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., in the meeting room at the Francis Israel Hospitality Center in the Wade Math & Science Building located at 805 14th Street on the Bevill State Community College - Walker Campus in Jasper. Doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, call Adjutant James Snow at 205-527-7090 or e-mail legion.post9.ala@gmail.com.

FRIDAY, OCT. 14

Jasper Senior Activity Center will be touring Branson, Mo., Nov. 7-10, 2016. Cost of ticket per person will be single - $669, double - $579, triple - $545, or quad - $529, which includes motor coach transportation, three nights hotel, three breakfast, three dinners and five shows. The deadline to sign up for the trip WILL BE Friday, Oct. 14. For more information, call 205-221-8513.

Jasper Senior Activity Center will host a dance with Ray Hood at the Memorial Park Natatorium in Jasper on Friday, Oct. 14, from 7 until 10 p.m. Admission is $3. For more information, call 205-221-8513.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

Tittle McDonald Reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Elm Grove Church of God fellowship hall. For more information, call 924-9624.

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

Sons of Confederate Veterans Major John C. Hutto Camp 443 will meet the third Sunday of each month at 2:30 p.m. in the basement of First United Methodist Church in Jasper.

TUESDAY, OCT. 18

Curry Water Authority will hold its monthly public board meeting on the third Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. at the Curry Water Authority office on Brakefield Dairy Road in Jasper. For more information, call 205-221-4164.

Walker County Democratic Party will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 5 p.m., at the Parrish Town Hall at 6484 Alabama Highway 269 South. For more information, call 205-388-6088, 870-834-3721, 205-717-4027, 205-221-6175 or 205-221-3296.

Health Action Partnership & Jasper Parks and Rec will present the “Move More, Live Better” Fitness Class featuring Pilates with Tana on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 5:30 p.m., at Gamble Park on Gamble Avenue in Jasper. The class is free, all you need to bring is water and a friend.

THURSDAY, OCT. 20

Walker Baptist Volunteer Auxiliary is hosting “Books Are Fun (now Collective Goods) on Thursday, Oct. 20, and Friday, Oct. 21, from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m., in the chapel on the ground floor at Walker Baptist Medical Center in Jasper. Not just books: gifts, kitchen items, games, and more. Proceeds will benefit special projects of the Walker BMC Volunteer Auxiliary.

Capstone Rural Health will host a Community Resource Day, Thursday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. until noon at Capstone Rural Health Center in Nauvoo. Capstone will offer enrollment assistance with Medicaid and the Affordable Care Insurance as well as SNAP (food stamps) applications. Safelink (free cell phones) will be available to trouble shoot any problems you have had with Safelink and to assist with applications. The Middle Alabama Area Agency on Aging (M4A) will be at the event to assist with applications and inform the public of the resources they offer Walker County. For more information, call Shannon at 205-724-9031.

Pilot Club of Jasper will meet the third Thursday of each month at noon at the Francis Israel Hospitality Center on the Bevill State Community College - Walker College Campus in Jasper.

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Walker County will meet the third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Jasper Civic Center on 19th Street in downtown Jasper. For more information, call 205-387-1833 or 205-275-4984.

New Beacon Hospice, located at 300 North Airport Road, Suite 4, in Jasper will host a monthly grief support group the third Thursday of each month at 2 p.m., at the office. The group will be led by Stan Prewett, M.Div, the New Beacon Hospice chaplain and bereavement coordinator. For more information, call Prewett at 205-387-9339 or email sprewett@newbeacon.org.

Sumiton Senior Citizen Dance at the senior complex in Sumiton will be held the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. Music provided by Country Classic Band. Admission is $3.

Thach Neighborhood Watch will meet Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. at the Thach Community Center. For more information, call Wayne Smith at 205-300-4131 or Linda Norris at 205-384-6589.

SATURDAY, OCT. 22

Eldridge Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Turkey Shoot will be Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m., until 2 p.m., at the I-22 Motorsports Park at 3928 Byler Road in Eldridge.

6th Annual Party For Pink Breast Cancer Zumbathon will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, from 6 until 8 p.m., on the Walker County Courthouse Square in downtown Jasper. The event is free, but pink parTEES (T-shirts and tanks) are now available for $15. Funds raised from the sell of the parTEES will be given to a local breast cancer patient to help with medical expenses. For more information or to purchase a Pink parTEE, contact Sharon Hogg at 205-275-3181.

TUESDAY, OCT. 25

Parkinson’s Support Group will meet the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the community room at First Christian Church at 400 18th Street West in Jasper. For more information, call 205-384-6302.

Back to Work 50+ at Bevill State Community College is offering a Strategies Workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 1 until 3 p.m., in Wade Hall Room 112 on the BSCC - Walker Campus in Jasper. For more information or to register for the workshop, please call 1-855-850-2525 (this is a toll free number).

Health Action Partnership & Jasper Parks and Rec will present the “Move More, Live Better” Fitness Class featuring Swim4Life and Water Aerobics with Darren and Danny on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 5:30 p.m., at Gamble Park on Gamble Avenue in Jasper. All you need to bring is water and a friend.

THURSDAY, OCT. 27

Walker County Genealogical Society will meet the fourth Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. in the meeting room of the Jasper Public Library in downtown Jasper.

MONDAY, OCT. 31

Pilot Club of Jasper is currently holding vendor registration for its annual Holiday Bazaar/Silent Auction, which will be held Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., at the Jasper Civic Center (formerly CHS Activities Center). Tables are $25 and are furnished. Deadline to register will be Oct. 31. Please call Gina Nichols at 205-221-8076 or Beckie Martin at 205-221-8020 for more information.

SATURDAY, NOV. 5

34th Annual Eldridge Day/12th Annual Car Show will be Saturday, Nov. 5, beginning at 8 a.m., at the Eldridge Town Hall. Arts, crafts, country store and inflatables. Barbecue and chicken plates will be available at 11 a.m. Booths for rent for $15 (no food/drink vendors please). All proceeds benefit the Eldridge Volunteer Fire Department. For more information, call Eldridge Town Hall at 205-924-4383.

MONDAY, NOV. 14

Pineywoods Volunteer Fire Department will host a Swamp Johns Supper on Monday, Nov. 14, from 4 until 7 p.m., at the Pineywoods Fire Station located behind PJ’s Restaurant on Pineywoods/Sipsey Road. Eat-in or Carry-out a$11 per plate. Includes choice of chichen, fish or shrimp, slaw, fries, cake and tea. Buy tickets early or at the door.

THURSDAY, NOV. 17

West Jefferson Alumni and PTA will host their annual West Jefferson Festival of Trees beginning Thursday, Nov. 17 through Saturday, Nov. 19, from 4 until 9 p.m., each night, and Sunday, Nov. 20, from 1 until 6 p.m., with special choir performance at 4 p.m., at the W.J. Community Center at 7000 West Jefferson Road in Quinton. Beautifully decorated trees, chili supper, refreshments, bake sale, pictures with Santa, arts and crafts booths, Sweet Shop and movies. Admission is $3 per adult; $2 for youth 7-18; and free for children 6 and under.

FRIDAY, NOV. 18

Jasper Senior Activity Center will host a dance with Ray Hood at the Memorial Park Natatorium in Jasper on Friday, Nov. 18, from 7 until 10 p.m. Admission is $3. Bring your favorite finger food and enjoy the evening. For more information, call 205-221-8513.